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Overseas students ‘worth £20bn’ to UK economy

International students are worth £20bn to the UK economy, says a report from the Higher Education Policy Institute. The analysis says on top of tuition fees, their spending has become a major factor in supporting...

Students help get straws banned from the Wahaca restaurant chain as they aim to...

Two Cardiff University students have helped get straws banned from a popular restaurant chain. Nia Jones, 20, and Douglas Lewns, 19, are both studying environmental geography at university in the Welsh capital. But alongside their studies...

Time for a part time job shift? The UK’s best paying student jobs are...

Leeds students are the highest paid for part-time work in the UK Most vacancies in social care and hospitality industries Cleaning and warehouse work are among the lowest paid student professions Even if you...

Students evacuated from home as fuse box under stairs catches fire less than a...

A house full of students had to be evacuated after a fire broke out under the stairs less than a mile from the blaze at the University of Bristol. Firefighters were call to the three-storey...

Students ‘among more than 1,000 arrested’ in Iran protests

Ninety university students are among more than 1,000 people arrested since anti-government demonstrations began last month, say reformist MPs in Iran. Mahmoud Sadeghi told the Iranian Students' News Agency that many of them were not...

Scottish uni’s attack ‘immoral’ essay cheat companies

Companies that sells plagiarised essays to students are "immoral", Scottish universities have said. Last year it emerged that more than 20,000 students are buying professionally-written essays every year at universities across the UK. Whilst...

Contour Fashion students impress competition judges from ASOS

Taking inspiration from the Royal Pavilion in Brighton proved a masterstroke for a fashion student whose designs have won her a month-long placement with online giant ASOS. Final year Contour Fashion students at De Montfort...

Poor concentration affects 75% of students, many of whom skip breakfast

The connection between nutrition and concentration has been known for some time. Harvard Medical School states “what you eat directly affects the structure and function of your brain, and ultimately your mood”. To explore this,...

Government Extends Pilot Student Visa Scheme To 23 Universities

The UK government on Monday announced extension of a pilot student visa scheme to 23 more universities under which Indian and other non-EU students will get six months to find a job after finishing...

What does the university application fall mean for the student rental market?

The number of people applying for UK higher education courses in 2017 has fallen by more than 25,000 (4%) compared to last year. The decline in university applications follows the announcement that university fees will...
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